NATO authorizes 3,500 troops to begin collecting weapons turned in by ethnic Albanian rebels.
Macedonia's rival political leaders sign a peace accord to stop a six-month rebellion by minority ethnic Albanians.
Afghanistan's hard-line Islamic government will allow diplomats to meet with eight foreigners arrested in Kabul.
The Taliban has refused to allow any contact with 24 aid workers arrested in Kabul last weekend, but say they are safe. The workers of an international aid agency were detained for allegedly preaching Christianity to Muslims.
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The following is the text of the President's Daily Briefing (PDB), entitled Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S., as presented to President Bush on Aug. 6, 2001.
Famine, corruption and civil strife continue to plague the East African nation of Sudan.
Nearly 180 nations agreed to details of a pact to combat global warming Monday, leaving the United States isolated after marathon negotiations.
A protester died Friday as anti-summit demonstrations intensify in Genoa, Italy.
The eight major industrial leaders in the world gather in Genoa, Italy, to discuss the slowing global economy.
The International Olympic Committee Friday selected Beijing to host the 2008 summer games.
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